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Monthly News Round-Up – June 2017

JUNE 2017 

We do not want to add unnecessarily to your inboxes, but as you know, there is a lot more going on in our neighbourhood and several of you have asked for more regular information and updates outside of our 2-3 meetings a year. This update is intended to do just that. If you have information or events relevant to the Central Nneighbourhood you would like to share, please send your request and information to contact@centralneighbourhood.ca – Thank you.

ASSOCIATION GENERAL COMMUNITY MEETING – Monday, June 19th 7 pm – The Gallery on Bay
Around 40 neighbours were in attendance.
Minutes from the meeting can be read by clicking here. 




The festival of Maria Del Monte is in its 29th year. This year’s festival is being celebrated the weekend of June 23, 24, and 25. The central location is Our Lady of All Souls and St. Mary’s School parking lots. This is located on the corner of
MacNab and Colbourne Street. This festival has significant history in Hamilton and the first celebration occurred in Hamilton circa 1930’s.More details at their website – please click here

Hess Street School, at the corner of Hess Street North and Cannon Street West. – Gary Yokoyama,The Hamilton Spectator

The trustee’s recommendation was accepted to merge Hess St and Strathcona schools on a new built Community Hub on the site of the Sir John A MacDonald High School.  Ready 2020 or later.
At the CNA Community Meeting Cllr Farr announced that in the meantime Hess Street School will be getting an $85,000 school safety zone initiative.
An Association Board Meeting was held on Sunday June 11th.
Matt Graham is taking a step back after 5 years as Co-Chair. He will remain on the Board and we all thank him for his dedication and continued support.
Tara Scott and Tim Vine have both recently resigned from the Board and the association acknowledges their support and thanks them for their service.
We are currently seeking more board members, please contact us to express your interest.

Wishing you all a safe and happy Canada Day weekend. Look forward to seeing you at one of the wonderful summer events around The Hammer!!

Central Neighbourhood Association

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Invitation to the Community Improvement Plan Neighbourhoods Workshop

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Formal Invitation to the Community Improvement Plan Neighbourhoods Workshop

The City is undergoing its five-year review of the Downtown and Community Renewal Community Improvement Plan and Project Areas. One component of the Review is hosting a Neighbourhood Associations Workshop with the public in order to obtain their input on how to support the renewal of our downtown, community downtowns and commercial corridors.

We value your input and therefore cordially invite you to participate in the Workshop which is being held the evening of Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at Evergreen CityWorks, 294 James Street North, Hamilton (see notice below).

Our objective is to make our City an even better place to live, work, play, learn and raise a family.

To better plan for the Workshop can you please let us know if you are able to attend the

event by providing an RSVP by Friday, October 30th

following: Phone: 905-546-2424 Ext. 7859 or Ext. 2755; Email: cip@hamilton.ca, by telephone or email

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IMPORTANT – Future of Central Park – Neighbourhood Meeting

VERY IMPORTANT NEIGHBOURHOOD MEETING – helping shape the future of Central Park.
When: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: West Harbour Engagement Hub
294 James St. North, Hamilton, ON

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West Harbour Community Conversation Meeting – Thursday September 24th

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If you have a notice board and want to put this poster up you can download the poster  by clicking here – WH-Poster_Detailed3

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Neighbourhood Vibrancy Study – Participants for Live Lab at McMaster Needed

As part of the Expressing Vibrancy Neighbourhood study there will be a number of LiveLab sessions running at McMaster next week.

This opportunity requires a one-time commitment of about 2.5 hours. High school students participating in a session may count two hours towards their required volunteer hours. Participants must be over the age of 13 and residents of Hamilton. The cost of on-campus parking for participants travelling by car or bus fare will be provided.

Be part of this unique look into Hamilton’s neighbourhoods by volunteering for one of the audience sessions:

  • Tuesday, May 20th – 10am
  • Wednesday, May 21st  – 7pm
  • Thursday, May 22nd – 1pm
  • Thursday, May 22nd – 7pm
  • Friday, May 23rd – 11am
  • Saturday, May 24th – 11am

For more information and to sign up to a shift, please contact :

905 777 0787 or



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Participants Needed for Neighbourhood Study

Exp Vibrancy

Volunteers are needed to help determine what makes a neighbourhood “vibrant” as part of the Expressing Vibrancy Project, lead by Hamilton non-profit organization CoBALT Connects.

Volunteers will participate in an audience session at McMaster’s LIVE Lab, where they will view images and videos of neighbourhoods, and provide responses to that footage on distributed tablets. A portion of participants who take part will have their brain waves, heart rate and breathing rate measured. This opportunity requires a commitment of approximately 2.5 hours, and compensation for on-campus parking or HSR travel to and from campus can be provided.

Be part of this unique experience by volunteering for one of the scheduled audience sessions:

Tuesday, May 20th – 10am
Wednesday, May 21st  – 7pm
Thursday, May 22nd – 1pm
Thursday, May 22nd – 7pm
Friday, May 23rd – 11am
Saturday, May 24th – 11am

Participants would be required to commit to one of the above sessions; they must be residents of Hamilton (any ward), and at least 13 years of age. For more information, or to ask us a question, get in touch any time.

info@expressingvibrancy.ca | 905-777-0787

More information at their website HERE

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